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S/N: 2010 Built: 1967 TSN: 8'700
Registration Type Operator / Owner From To Remarks
N354F PC-6/B1-H2 Fairchild-Hiller Corp. 1967-02-20 1970- corporate transporter
N354F PC-6/B2-H2 Fairchild-Hiller Corp. 1970- 1986- 1st B2-H2, corporate transporter
N354F PC-6/B2-H2 Foss Air Inc. 1986- 1995-03-21 floats/wheel-ski
N354F PC-6/B2-H2 Styles Aviation Inc. 1995-03-21 1997-01-13  
N354F PC-6/B2-H2 Jen-Wren Inc. 1997-01-13 2003-10-30 dmg 26.8.97 at Gillette
N354F PC-6/B2-H2 Dolphin Tom E. 2003-10-30 2003-12-31 repaired after accident
N354F PC-6/B2-H2 Bird of Paradise 2003-12-31 2006-08-09 dmg 22-Nov-03, repaired
N354F PC-6/B2-H2 Twin Otter International Ltd 2006-08-09 Current  
           
The repair from the 1997 incident had been completed after 6 years in August of 2003 ... and it only took three months to break it again in a hard landing on November 22, 2003. Repaired again until spring 2005.

N354F of Fairchild-Hiller at Dulles - the B2-H2 prototype - Photo by Stephen Miller © 24-May-72 N354F of Dolphin Tom E. Dolphin at Vinton just repaired - Photo by Michael Hoy © 20-Sep-03
N354F of Bird of Paradise during the exit fo paras - Photo by Michael Hoy © 18-Jul-04 N354F of Bird of Paradise new painted and with H4 mods - Photo by Jay Speckeen © May-05
N354F of Twin Otter International Ltd in new livery at KOSH - Photo by Mark Pasqualino © 27-Jul-07

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